A looksee into storage upstart Hedvig's garage

Founder and CEO Avinash Lakshman dismissed most storage innovation over the past decade as mere tweaking. "Amazon and Facebook" he said, "gave me the experience to enable a fundamental innovation for storage." That experience included building Amazon's Dynamo NoSQL precursor, and Cassandra for Facebook. Facebook Cassandra had 100 million users on petabyte-scale cluster operated by just 4 people, including Avinash. So he can build extreme scale-out storage systems that run reliably on commodity hardware and need sparse administration efforts.

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Founder and CEO Avinash Lakshman dismissed most storage innovation over the past decade as mere tweaking. "Amazon and Facebook" he said, "gave me the experience to enable a fundamental innovation for storage." That experience included building Amazon's Dynamo NoSQL precursor, and Cassandra for Facebook. Facebook Cassandra had 100 million users on petabyte-scale cluster operated by just 4 people, including Avinash. So he can build extreme scale-out storage systems that run reliably on commodity hardware and need sparse administration efforts.